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Former USC Football Cheerleader Announces Engagement To NBA Star

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A former USC Song Girl and a future NBA Hall of Famer announced today that they are engaged.

Pau Gasol announced on Instagram this afternoon that he's engaged to former Trojans' cheerleader Cat McDonnell.

The couple has been together for a while and they'll be tying the knot soon.

Pau announced the news on his own Instagram page. "Words cannot express how happy and excited we are! She said YES!! I’m so lucky to be engaged to such a wonderful woman and look forward to a lifetime together!" he wrote.

Congrats to Pau and Cat!